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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KMTR 202118
CWFMTR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
218 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS AND OUT 60 NM INCLUDING THE SAN
FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND MONTEREY BAY

PZZ500-210930-
218 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST AND BAYS INCLUDING
MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE STARTING TOMORROW AS
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTH. THE BIGGEST IMPACT WILL BE
FOR ZONES NORTH OF POINT REYES WITH GALE FORCE WINDS EXPECTED IN THE
OUTER ZONE BY LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...SHORT PERIOD
NORTHWESTERLY SWELL WILL GREATLY BUILD FOR THE NORTHERN OUTER
ZONES ALSO BY TUESDAY NIGHT.



PZZ570-210930-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
218 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT STARTING LATE TONIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KT BY
LATE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS TO 35 KT.
WIND WAVES 5 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 15 TO 18 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

WED
N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 15 TO 20 FT.

WED NIGHT
N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 16 TO 21 FT.

THU
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

SAT
W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. 



PZZ571-210930-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
218 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4
TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
14 TO 17 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

WED
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 13 TO
16 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
14 TO 17 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

THU
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 13 TO
16 FT...DECREASING TO 9 TO 12 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. 



PZZ575-210930-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
218 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...INCREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 12 TO 15 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

WED
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 13 TO
16 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
13 TO 16 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 8 TO
10 FT.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. 



PZZ576-210930-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
218 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO 5 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

WED
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 13 TO
16 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

THU
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 12 TO
15 FT...DECREASING TO 9 TO 12 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 TO
8 FT. 



PZZ540-210930-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
218 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4
TO 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 11
SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

WED
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

WED NIGHT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
11 TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

THU
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 10 TO
13 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 TO
9 FT.

SAT
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. 



PZZ545-210930-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
218 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 6 TO 8 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
10 TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

WED
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 11 TO
14 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

WED NIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 9 TO 11 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.

THU
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT...INCREASING TO
3 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 5 TO 7 FT.

SAT
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 5 TO
7 FT. 

..SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST
..

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 11 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 11 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.5 KNOTS AT 06:15 PM MONDAY
AND 3.0 KNOTS AT 05:46 AM TUESDAY.



PZZ560-210930-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
218 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3
TO 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE
MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
9 TO 12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

WED
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 7 TO 9 FT
AT 10 SECONDS.

THU
W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
 NW SWELL 9 TO 12 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 5 TO 7 FT.

SAT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 4 TO 6 FT. 



PZZ565-210930-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
218 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN
THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
9 TO 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

WED
S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 9 TO
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

THU
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
11 FT.

FRI
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT...SHIFTING TO THE NW 5 TO 7 FT.

SAT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
NW SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. 



PZZ530-210930-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
218 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TONIGHT
SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY
DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 35 KT IN THE
EVENING.

WED
S WINDS 10 KT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

THU
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 KT.

SAT
SW WINDS 10 KT. 



PZZ531-210930-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
218 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. GUSTS UP TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 KT.

WED
SW WINDS 10 KT.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT.

THU
SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT.

FRI
W WINDS 10 KT.

SAT
W WINDS 10 KT. 



PZZ535-210930-
MONTEREY BAY-
218 PM PDT MON APR 20 2015

TONIGHT
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 2 TO
4 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL 3 TO
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AND DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING.

TUE NIGHT
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. NW SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

WED
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

WED NIGHT
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.

THU
W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BECOMING
3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

FRI
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT...DECREASING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

SAT
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 3 TO
5 FT. 



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